Submitted by GristyMcFisty: CyberLink PowerProducer 2 Gold Burns CompetitionWith Full Range of Recordable DVD FormatsA hassle-free DVD creation tool for converting photosand videos into slideshows and movies CyberLink Corp., a leading developer of digital video software and training solutions, today launched PowerProducer...
Tor Magne, moderator and drive reviewer, has given us a nifty sneak peek at dual-layer burning. We are very fortunate to have the cooperation of BenQ as they have allowed us access to a pre-production...
The DVD market is booming, not only DVD players, DVD discs and software are amongst the most popular technology items sold this year, also DVD recorders are becoming  a hot item. The number of laptops and...
Sony of Canada Ltd., Canada's leading electronic and computer products solutions provider for consumers and business, today introduced its new reference standard multi-channel Super Audio CD player, the ES Series SCD-XA9000ES. The Sony ES Series SCD-XA9000ES Super Audio CD player...
Via CDRLabs.com I found a review over at Anandtech on the ASUS CRW-5224A CD-recorder. Coincidentally the French Blue-Hardware has also posted another review of the same drive. As the model number suggest the ASUS CRW-5224A drive can write discs at...
EMI and other international labels are in talks with Microsoft, discussing how their content should be handled in the next generation OS code named Longhorn. Apparently, the labels are not sure whether to...
Warner pictures has just announced the intention of releasing a gaggle of horror films straight to DVD. Other studios have had straight to DVD for years, but not Warner, they just were not that hungry. Everyone probably has at...
The war still rages. In the attempt to bring more end-consumers to the Blu-ray side, Samsung announced the BD-P1400 Blu-ray disc player. This standalone player offers a full compatibility with 24 fps playback, and this should reduce artifacts because...
GristyMcFisty used our news submit to tell us that luckily, (I hope) the EFF may become a tad bit more effective. Today, the digital rights group the Electronic Frontier Foundation formed an Advisory board, created to help the...
Surfing on the web today I found a rather interesting article related on the next generation hi definition formats. The reason I find it interesting is that seems that I'm not...
wsaintcr and lanky both used our news submit to tell us that Ahead has released an update for their Nero Burning ROM 5.5 software. After introducing version 6 Ahead promised that there would be a last 5.5 update after Nero 6 and...
Sylvain used our newssubmit to tell us that Start-up DataPlay, which hoped its 10p coin-sized minidisc would replace the compact disc, has shut down and is looking for a buyer. We reported earlier about the company and already wondered...
fengtao used our news submit to tell us about the latest version of this audio disc creation tool. With this software, you can either put around 6 Audio CDs on one DVD with perfect audio quality, or you can lower the...
This concept of using the laser from your drive to etch an image on special media is sure popular around here. So this article from over at DigiTimes, will probably be of interest. Now, this...
GristyMcFisty used our news submit to tell us about this story over at C|Net that indicates Toshiba still wants to talk about having an end to this next gen format war. It seems rather odd to be discussing this...
Well as the old saying goes; "Will it play in Peoria?" In this case the answer is not only no but hell no. Customers have been staying away in droves, at least a four state test...

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